Automobiles, also known as cars or motorcars, are a class of four-wheeled vehicles designed primarily for transporting people rather than cargo. They are powered by internal combustion engines fueled most commonly by gasoline, a liquid petroleum product.
The automobile was invented and perfected in Europe in the late nineteenth century, but American manufacturers quickly came to dominate the industry in the first half of the twentieth century. Henry Ford innovated mass production techniques that became standard, and by the 1920s American automakers accounted for more than two-thirds of all global car production.
SAVES YOU TIME: The automobile makes commuting and traveling much easier, whether it’s going to work or running errands. It’s also convenient for family trips or visiting friends. Having a car also gives you the freedom to get anywhere you want whenever you like.
PRIVACY: Having a car means you don’t have to worry about strangers invading your personal space on public buses or getting trapped with them in the rain. It’s the best way to stay in your own little bubble of comfort and keep away from those who may have a bad hygiene problem.
Having a car also helps you to stay healthy by keeping you from getting too fat or lazy by always being home. It’s also a great way to get out of town, and see more of your surroundings. The automobile changed the way people live in America for the better, giving them more freedom and time to spend on other activities. In 1916, women like Nell Richardson and Alice Burke drove across the country on their own in order to advocate for female voting rights. They even decorated their cars with the message “votes for women”.